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Sialis lutaria - Ovae  Alderfly,Megaloptera,Neuropterida,Ovae,Sialidae,Sialis,Sialis lutaria Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Does Ovae mean eggs? What an incredible sight. Posted 9 months ago
  2. Fascinating find* Posted 9 months ago

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''Sialis lutaria'' is a species of alderfly belonging to the order Megaloptera family Sialidae.

This species is mainly present in Austria, Belgium, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania and Switzerland.

They have a stocky body with a black or dark brown basic coloration, including head and legs. The wings are greyish, membranous and translucent, with pronounced dark venation. At rest they are held roof-like over their body. Adults can.. more

Similar species: Alderflies, Fishflies, Etc.
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Nov 13, 2017.